A recent paper by Asteris Chatziparadeisis, presented at the European Conference on Quality in Survey Statistics (Cardiff 24 – 26 April 2006) focuses on the capacity of well-established indicators to capture the progress towards the knowledge-based economy.
Science and Engineering Indicators (SEI) is first and foremost a volume of record comprising the major high quality quantitative data on the U.S. and international science and engineering enterprise.
The report is produced by the National Science Foundation (NSF)
Every year, the Washington Technology Center puts together a comprehensive analysis of trends and indicators that provide a statistical backdrop for measuring the state’s technology based economic growth.
The U.S. Council on Competitiveness offers a guidebook to help regions to assess the regional innovation environment. The guidebook outlines a process for collecting data on key measures of innovation that can then be used to drive regional economic development policies and programs.
According to the introduction of the report it is a concise summary of the presentations, discussions and main conclusions of the MLP workshop on regional innovation benchmarking, that took part in Brussels in 25th of November 2005.
European Commission has released the European Innovation Scorecard, ranking the 25 Member States across five broad categories that measure different dimensions of innovation performance. Sweden, Finland and Switzerland are the European innovation leaders, followed by Germany and Denmark.